Sugar Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1885-1890

GUSN

GUSN-48638

Description

Silver sugar tongs. Tapered arms with a zig zag design. Claw shaped bowls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar tongs
silver (metal)
Tongs, Serving
Tongs, Sugar
Silver
Tongs, Sugar

Inscription

"Oct. 2nd/ 1887" (Engraved on the shanks)

Associated Building

Used At Rundlet-May House,

Maker

Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1488

Reference Notes

Carpenter, Charles Hope, Author. Gorham Silver, 1831-1981. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

Places

Rhode Island (United States)